Theo van den Hout
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Theo van den Hout is the author of several books, most recently The Elements of Hittite (Cambridge UP 2011) and many articles.  A new book, A History of Hittite Literacy: Writing and Reading in Late Bronze Age Anatolia, is expected to be published in 2019. Currently, he is the Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor of Western Civilization and of Hittite and Anatolian Languages in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and at the Oriental Institute of UChicago and chief-editor of the Chicago Hittite Dictionary.